What we're about

Discussing and learning about the Forth programming language through:
*Monthly meetings http://www.forth.org/svfig/next.html (http://www.forth.org/svfig/next.html)
*Active website http://www.forth.org/svfig/ (http://www.forth.org/svfig/)
*Email discussion list

Upcoming events (1)

May SVFIG Zoom --- Fourth Saturday

Palo Alto

We need speakers! Contact Kevin Appert through Meetup Message or email!
The May Forth Challenge:

1. Develop a (large) list of five letter words: 20 to thousands. [Wordle = 12,875 words]

2. Determine the letter frequency across all the words.

3. Compare your results with a published source. [Wikipedia: letter frequency]

4. Extra credit. Put your work list in alphabetic order.

- Bill Ragsdale 530-867-6241
We'll be using this one link and password every month going forward:
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81763537887
Meeting ID:[masked]
Passcode: FIG
Fourth Saturday
*** PLEASE NOTE 09:30 AM (Pacific Daylight Savings) START TIME ***
All durations and descriptions are approximate or perhaps entirely inconsistent with what will eventually transpire.
Ceremonial Starting of the Recorder
There will be a brief observance of the beginning of the monthly recording of the Zoom session.
TBD Speakers
microCore Part 3--- Klaus Schleisiek

April Challenge --- Moderated by Bill Ragsdale
Wordl Tool Kit
Pick 20 five letter words. Using a letter frequency table, for each word compute the summation of the frequency of its letters.
Questions or to participate: Bill Ragsdale [masked]
CoSy at FunCon 2022 --- Bob Armstrong
Observations on Functional Conference 2022 from the perspective of the only presentation of Forth in any form.
Presentation linked at http://www.cosy.com/CoSy/#Videos
We ran out of time last month for Don's presentation so we've guaranteed him the last hour this month.
*****MaxForth Robots --- Don Golding
Don will give a presentation of the robots he built around MaxForth from educational to military machines. Other robots include a inside the pipe inspection robot, line following warehouse delivery, plus several research robots.
Plus any ‘walk-ins’.
If there's time, we will brainstorm ideas to suggest to Bill Ragsdale for future Programming Challenges!
Message Kevin Appert for more info!! Send messages through Meetup-message, email, semaphore, or aldis lamp.
Zoom meetings are recorded and presented on our YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/c/SiliconValleyForthInterestGroup

Past events (136)

April SVFIG Zoom --- Fourth Saturday

Palo Alto

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